Programs

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MEK’s All Year programs are designed to help students whenever they are most available. Students can enroll in these courses on a rolling basis.

SAT

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SAT Foundation: Skill Building

SAT Foundation is a group course, designed for students currently scoring an 1150 or below. This course helps students build foundational knowledge and improve study skills.

Throughout the course, students are exposed to content-rich topics and question types found on the Reading, Writing, and Math sections of the SAT and receive step-by-step guidance on best methods of approaching lengthy word problems, finding reading evidence, and handling inference questions.

Currently, the course is conducted through virtual learning.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1400: Test Training

SAT 1400 is a group course for students with a target score of 1400+ on the SAT. A 1400 on the SAT places students in the top 5-10% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to elite, competitive schools.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1400+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test to build up mental endurance and master test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Students must currently be scoring a 1200 to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT Foundation. Length varies depending on the student’s target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results. 

During Spring 2022, this course is offered as a virtual live group course with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1500: Test Training

SAT 1500 is a group course for top-performing students with a target score of 1500+ on the SAT. A 1500 on the SAT places students in the top 1-2% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to top 30 colleges.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1500+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test of varying difficulty to build up mental toughness and stretch their test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Also, students learn problem solving strategies to reach a perfect score. Students must currently be scoring 1300 or higher to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT 1400.

Length varies depending upon target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results.

During Spring 2022, this course will be offered as a group virtual live class with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

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SAT 1600
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SAT 1600: Getting into Ivy Leagues

SAT 1600 is an intensive course for students dedicated to getting accepted into Ivy League or top 10 colleges by aiming for a perfect 1600 on the SAT.

In addition to full-length simulation tests, students are put in an intensive, boot camp atmosphere. During this course, students will master proven strategies for climbing the final hurdles from elite scores to perfect scores.

Students must have already earned a 1500 on an official SAT to enter the course.

Length varies depending upon target test date. However, the course requires a minimum of 6 weeks during Spring and Fall, and a minimum of 3 weeks during Summer.

During Spring 2022, this course is available only through one-on-one tutoring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: All Year

SAT Private Tutoring

SAT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the SAT in a one-on-one setting with expert SAT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group SAT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. 

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student. Private tutoring is perfect for students who:

  • Need more individualized attention
  • Have busy schedules and cannot make group classes
  • Are struggling in group classes and need a few private session to catch-up
  • Are advanced and need a few private session to fine-tune their skills at an accelerated pace

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SAT Core

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SAT Core Reading & Writing
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SAT Core Math
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SAT Core Reading & Writing

SAT Core Reading and Writing is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Reading, Writing and Essay sections. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors English courses.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT Core Math

SAT Core Math is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Math section. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors Math courses, such as developing strong number sense and algebraic understanding for interpretation of concepts for word problem solving.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

School Support Tutoring

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School Support Tutoring

School Support Tutoring is a one-on-one tutoring program designed to assist students who are struggling in the classroom and need to improve their skills. Our expert instructors review student’s course syllabus and assignments in order to create a personalized plan that will help students raise their grades by developing strong skills, study habits, and content knowledge.

This Spring 2022, School Support Tutoring is scheduled by appointment and offered both virtually and in-person.

Schedule: Minimum of 5 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Click here to read more about our tutoring programs and how to get started!

Private Test Prep

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Private Test Prep

MEK offers one-one-one tutoring for both college, high school, and middle school admission tests such as:

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP exams
  • SSAT – upper, middle, and lower level
  • ISEE – upper, middle, and lower level 
  • HSPT

Students always begin with an initial evaluation test. Using the results of the evaluation test, our expert academic counselors and dedicated teachers design a test prep plan customized to each student’s individualized needs.

During tutoring, students will take full-length practice tests, receive access to thousands of sample problems, complete homework and quizzes – all while learning test-taking techniques guaranteed to boost their score.

Private Test Prep is for students who cannot be accommodated by group classes because of scheduling, course difficulty, or student learning preferences.

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Academic Enrichment Tutoring
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Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Unlike School Support Tutoring, the goal of the Academic Enrichment Tutoring is to give students the tools to get ahead of their school classroom. It is designed to help students meet academic milestones and prepare for future academic success.

It is essential that students who register for Academic Enrichment Tutoring are fully aware of their goals so our expert counselors and teachers can design a curriculum that meets their needs. Individual tutoring agendas are designed to be aligned with the MEK Learning Circles and High School Honors curricula; however, specific milestones are custom-fit to each student.

Schedule: Recommend 10-15 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SSAT/ISEE Prep

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SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring

Throughout the year, MEK provides one-on-one tutoring for both the SSAT and the ISEE for the lower, middle, and upper level versions of the test. Students can prepare for both tests simultaneously or only one test depending upon the private schools to which they are applying.

One-on-one tutoring allows students to prepare for these challenging tests  in a one-on-one setting with an expert instructor. During private sessions students will learn strategies for mastering vocabulary, sentence completions, analogies, reading comprehension, quantitative reasoning, advanced problem-solving, and the ISEE/SSAT essay.

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Schedule: Recommend 15-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

ACT

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ACT Private Tutoring

ACT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the ACT in a one-on-one setting with expert ACT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group ACT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Students can register for tutoring in all sections of the ACT or just for the sections in which they are struggling.

During Spring 2022, ACT private tutoring will be available both in-person and virtually.

Schedule: Recommend 8-16 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Rise to the top this school year!

 

September 10 – January 8

 

This fall semester, begin your success story with MEK Review’s virtual courses and on-site testing. 

 

Get into your dream college. Ace the SAT or ACT. Master BCA or other tough high school admission tests. Be a top performer in the classroom. 

 

With our highly effective virtual AND in-person courses and realistic on-site testing environment, MEK will help you achieve your goals!

SAT

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SAT Foundation
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SAT 1400
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SAT 1500
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SAT Foundation: Skill Building

SAT Foundation is a group course, designed for students currently scoring an 1150 or below. This course helps students build foundational knowledge and improve study skills.

Throughout the course, students are exposed to content-rich topics and question types found on the Reading, Writing, and Math sections of the SAT and receive step-by-step guidance on best methods of approaching lengthy word problems, finding reading evidence, and handling inference questions.

Currently, the course is conducted through virtual learning.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1400: Test Training

SAT 1400 is a group course for students with a target score of 1400+ on the SAT. A 1400 on the SAT places students in the top 5-10% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to elite, competitive schools.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1400+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test to build up mental endurance and master test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Students must currently be scoring a 1200 to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT Foundation. Length varies depending on the student’s target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results. 

During Spring 2022, this course is offered as a virtual live group course with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1500: Test Training

SAT 1500 is a group course for top-performing students with a target score of 1500+ on the SAT. A 1500 on the SAT places students in the top 1-2% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to top 30 colleges.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1500+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test of varying difficulty to build up mental toughness and stretch their test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Also, students learn problem solving strategies to reach a perfect score. Students must currently be scoring 1300 or higher to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT 1400.

Length varies depending upon target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results.

During Spring 2022, this course will be offered as a group virtual live class with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

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SAT Private Tutoring
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SAT Private Tutoring

SAT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the SAT in a one-on-one setting with expert SAT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group SAT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. 

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student. Private tutoring is perfect for students who:

  • Need more individualized attention
  • Have busy schedules and cannot make group classes
  • Are struggling in group classes and need a few private session to catch-up
  • Are advanced and need a few private session to fine-tune their skills at an accelerated pace

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SAT Core

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SAT Core Reading & Writing
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SAT Core Reading & Writing

SAT Core Reading and Writing is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Reading, Writing and Essay sections. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors English courses.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

AP Course Prep

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AP Statistics Course Prep
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AP Computer Science A Course Prep
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AP English Literature & Composition Course Prep
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AP Statistics

Our AP Statistics course helps students to build the statistical thinking mindset required for the AP course and exam. Students reinforce their problem-solving ability through repeated practice and application. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: one- and two-variable data, collecting data, probability, variables, distributions, proportions, and chi-square. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Statistics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

 

AP Computer Science A Course Prep

Our AP Computer Science A program prepares students to determine code segments required to produce a given output. Students will also be able to find outputs, values, and results of given program codes given initial values while learning how to write, implement, and analyze program code. 

Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Computer Science A class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP English Literature & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Literature and Composition program focuses on the essay writing portion of the AP English Literature & Composition exam. Students complete practice tests to reinforce test taking skills and strategies. Students also learn how to understand and analyze works of different genres, including Short Fiction, Poetry, Longer Fiction & Drama, and Literary Analysis. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success. This course is available only through private tutoring.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP English Language & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Language and Composition courses focus on the essay writing portion of the AP English Language & Composition exam. Students learn how to write different types of essays, including the Synthesis Essay, Rhetorical Analysis Essay, and Argumentative Essay, and complete practice tests to reinforce test-taking skills and strategies. Topics covered on the AP English Language and Composition curriculum are reviewed extensively. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP Calculus courses focus on Calculus AB and BC. Students learn to effectively solve college level calculus problems that cover topics such as functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, integrals, and polynomial approximations. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Calculus AB/BC class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP Physics Course Prep

Our AP Physics courses are divided into all levels: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, and AP Physics C. In both levels, students learn algebra-based physics concepts, as covered on the AP exams. AP Physics 1 covers concepts like systems, fields, force interactions, change, conservation, and waves. AP Physics 2 covers both AP Physics B and C topics, such as fluids, thermodynamics, electric fields and circuits, magnetism, and mechanics. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Physics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP Biology Course Prep
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AP U.S. History Course Prep
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Our AP Chemistry Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Chemistry test. Students learn the principles of chemistry and how to solve advanced chemistry problems effectively and accurately.

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Chemistry class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP Biology Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Biology test. Students learn to master the main topics and subcategories for the test such as evolution, energetics, information storage and transmission, and systems interactions, while also learning proven test-taking strategies. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Biology class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP U.S. History Course Prep prepares students to analyze historical texts, interpretations, and evidence. Students learn all 9 historical periods from 1491 to present, as covered on the AP exams. Students also learn how to craft well developed responses for the short answer and essay portions of the test. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP U.S. History class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

Sessions: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

ACT

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ACT Advanced: Sharpening Test-Taking Skills

ACT Advanced is designed for students who are fully ready for the official test and/or have already previously taken an official test. Through weekly full-length practice tests followed by a two-hour impactful test review with expert teachers, students continue to sharpen their skill to ensure that they reach their goal scores when they are able to take the test. 

An additional 30-minute session is available upon request for students who opt to prepare for the ACT Essay.

During Spring 2022, ACT courses will only be available through one-on-one tutoring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: All Year

 

ACT Private Tutoring

ACT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the ACT in a one-on-one setting with expert ACT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group ACT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Students can register for tutoring in all sections of the ACT or just for the sections in which they are struggling.

During Spring 2022, ACT private tutoring will be available both in-person and virtually.

Schedule: Recommend 8-16 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

BCA Prep

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BCA Prep

Fall Phase I & Fall Phase II

Our BCA Prep course is an extensive test training program for current 8th-graders, divided into two phases. In Fall 2021, courses are held through a winning combination of virtual and on-site classes and on-site testing in a professionally proctored, realistic environment.

Getting Started

Please note that students need to fulfill minimum requirements before being accepted into this course. All students begin with an initial evaluation test.

Program Details:

Phase I: 9 weeks

The focus of Phase I of the BCA Prep course is to break old habits and build new, effective test-taking skills. Through live virtual lecture and on-site testing, students are taught strategies to conquer the 40-question math exam and critical literary essay. Students learn to pinpoint the pattern of their mistakes and develop their own test-taking strategies.

Through Phase I, students become analytical mathematicians and writers, learning to handle numbers and write about their literary analysis in effective ways.

Phase I includes weekly practice exams, homework assignments, and expert lectures. It also includes expert application essay help and guidance throughout the program.

Phase II: 9 weeks

The focus of Phase II is to use what students have learned in Phase I for intensive test training. Through on-site lectures and on-site testing, students are trained to apply their learning to tackle a huge variety of questions and test-day circumstances, pushing students to step out of their comfort zones, build mental endurance, manage their testing time, and develop test-taking techniques to allow them to excel.

Through Phase II, students learn to think like test creators, as they are taught to expect the unexpected.

Phase II includes weekly practice exams, homework assignments, and expert lectures. It also includes expert interview training by our expert admissions counselors.

Class Placement & Shuffle

Class placement is determined by students’ individual skill levels and progress. Because students’ progress vary on an individual scale, MEK ensures that each student receives the care they need by placing them in the level that best addresses the student’s needs.

Every three weeks, students are reevaluated and shuffled based on their progress. Students who show exceptional progress are moved up to higher levels, while those who do not make enough progress may stay in the level they are in, or move down to address more foundational concerns.

Schedule: Specific schedule is determined by class placement and shuffles. Detailed information will be released in the Fall 2021 catalog.

  • BCA High Honors
  • BCA Prep A
  • BCA Prep B
  • BCA Prep C

 

Season: Fall 2021

 

See Fall 2021 Schedule

Application Essay Writing

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Application Essay Writing Program
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Our essay coaching caters to each student’s individual writing needs. Highly-personalized meetings with expert MEK teachers help students through the entire application essay process, from idea to final submission.

Students meet at least 8 times with their teacher on-campus or online. They spend 30 minutes planning and reviewing concepts together, and 60 minutes writing their essay with guided assistance.

Note: To ensure an efficient writing process, we request that all students make their college lists prior to the first one-on-one meetings.

Schedule: 8 sessions per package

Season: Summer & Fall only

Road Map to College

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RMC Premium A
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RMC Premium C
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The RMC Premium A package includes 10 consultation meetings and 20 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for ambitious students who want to maximize their opportunities for admissions by applying to 10-16 schools.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Regular Decision Strategy
  • Interview Practice
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance

Schedule: 10 consultation meetings, 26 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

The RMC Premium B package includes 10 consultation meetings and 28 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for highly advanced and well-prepared high school seniors seeking to apply to accelerated medical programs or to pursue dual degrees.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Regular Decision Strategy
  • Interview Practice
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance

Schedule: 12 consultation meetings, 28 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

The RMC Premium C package includes 14 consultation meetings and 20 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for rigorous students seeking highly competitive admissions to United States Service Academies.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Regular Decision Strategy
  • Interview Practice
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance

Schedule: 14 consultation meetings, 20 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

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The RMC Premium D package includes 7 consultation meetings and 18 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for artistic students seeking admissions to visual and/or performing arts programs.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance
  • Portfolio Description & Artist’s Statement Guidance

Schedule: 8 consultation meetings, 18 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

Pre-Road Map to College

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Pre-Road Map to College

Our Pre-Road Map to College program is for incoming 9th, 10th, or 11th grade students seeking a clear and successful high school and college application strategy. Designed along the 40 Month Project milestones and aligned with MEK’s School Support Tutoring and Exam Prep Programs, Pre-RMC is carefully designed for students to have periodic meetings throughout the academic year with the MEK Academic Counseling team to discuss their academics and design a custom plan around admissions tests, activities, and internships.

Our team of expert teachers help to demystify the college application process and develop a strong application portfolio, starting from the moment students start high school. With a strong understanding of what is necessary for impressing admissions officers, this program ensures that students are set up for success throughout their entire high school career and are well-prepared for getting into their dream college.

The Pre-Road Map to College program is designed to transition directly into the Road Map to College program. It is a constant maintenance program that goes beyond the scheduled sessions through email and phone consultations.

Schedule: Varies based on point of entry

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

Road Map to High School

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Road Map to High School

The Road Map to High School program is perfect for students in the 8th grade who are applying to prestigious boarding and day high schools. This program is designed to give students and parents step-by-step guidance through each and every aspect of high school admissions, including but not limited to deadline management, the application, essays, letters of recommendation, and interview.

Schedule: Varies based on point of entry and student needs

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

School Support Tutoring

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School Support Tutoring

School Support Tutoring is a one-on-one tutoring program designed to assist students who are struggling in the classroom and need to improve their skills. Our expert instructors review student’s course syllabus and assignments in order to create a personalized plan that will help students raise their grades by developing strong skills, study habits, and content knowledge.

This Spring 2022, School Support Tutoring is scheduled by appointment and offered both virtually and in-person.

Schedule: Minimum of 5 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

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Private Test Prep

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Private Test Prep

MEK offers one-one-one tutoring for both college, high school, and middle school admission tests such as:

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP exams
  • SSAT – upper, middle, and lower level
  • ISEE – upper, middle, and lower level 
  • HSPT

Students always begin with an initial evaluation test. Using the results of the evaluation test, our expert academic counselors and dedicated teachers design a test prep plan customized to each student’s individualized needs.

During tutoring, students will take full-length practice tests, receive access to thousands of sample problems, complete homework and quizzes – all while learning test-taking techniques guaranteed to boost their score.

Private Test Prep is for students who cannot be accommodated by group classes because of scheduling, course difficulty, or student learning preferences.

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

Academic Enrichment Tutoring

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Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Unlike School Support Tutoring, the goal of the Academic Enrichment Tutoring is to give students the tools to get ahead of their school classroom. It is designed to help students meet academic milestones and prepare for future academic success.

It is essential that students who register for Academic Enrichment Tutoring are fully aware of their goals so our expert counselors and teachers can design a curriculum that meets their needs. Individual tutoring agendas are designed to be aligned with the MEK Learning Circles and High School Honors curricula; however, specific milestones are custom-fit to each student.

Schedule: Recommend 10-15 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

MEK Learning Circles

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Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle

The Math PSM Circles are designed to teach students to interpret and solve word problems. In groups of 4 to 8, students master problem solving techniques based on the math concepts taught during each session.

Students engage in short virtual lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math PSM Circles, students build the necessary skills for test prep.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
  • Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Algebra II PSM Circles
Operations and Number Sense (ONS) Circles

The Math ONS Circles are designed to teach number sense skills and improve calculation accuracy through concept mastery. In groups of 4 to 8, students learn techniques to set up calculations quickly and efficiently.

Students engage in virtual short lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math ONS Circles, students gain a comprehensive understanding of grade level math topics and how to master number sense operations. Students are recommended to take ONS Circles before they take PSM Circles, as the ONS Circles will build a strong number sense foundation for students to build problem solving understanding upon.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 ONS Circles
  • Grade 5 ONS Circles
  • Grade 6 ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II ONS Circles
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles – Enriched are designed to advance reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learns techniques to discuss and analyze fiction and non-fiction works, practice critical thinking and independent writing, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete critical essays and receive feedback, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles

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Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles are designed to teach students critical reading and writing skills. In groups of 4 to 8, students discuss and analyze content-rich articles and brainstorm literary essays.

Students practice critical thinking and independent writing alongside their peers, with the guidance of expert teachers who provide immediate feedback on student work in a virtual class session.

Through Critical Reading Circles, students build confidence in their reading and writing skills that they can use both in school and for future admissions exams.

The Critical Reading Circles use the following class structure:

  • 45 minutes: Group discussion and analysis of text; brainstorming for literary essay
  • 30 minutes: Write literary essay
  • 15 minutes: Revision and editing practice using student essays
  • HW: Revise essay; complete next reading text and questions

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 5 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 6 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Writing Circles

The Writing Circles – Enriched are designed to help students become a confident, skilled, and independent writers. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student brainstorms, writes, and revises essays from a variety of prompts, receives engaging lessons and essay feedback from an expert teacher, boosts grammar and vocabulary skills, and learns classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles
Writing Circles

The Writing Circles are designed to teach students to become confident and skilled writers. In groups of 4 to 8, students brainstorm essays using prompts and revise their work together in virtual class sessions.

Through Writing Circles, students develop motivation, confidence, and valuable essay-writing skills, giving them a key edge for future high school and college admissions.

The Writing Circles use the following class structure:

  • Brainstorming Day
    • 30 minutes: Group guided brainstorming for the essay prompt
    • 15 minutes: Independent brainstorming
    • 30 minutes: Group discussion of independent brainstorming
    • 15 minutes: Independent revision of brainstorming
    • HW: Write and submit an essay based on the completed brainstorm
  • Revision Day
    • 45 minutes: Group revision, grammar lesson, and activity
    • 15 minutes: Independent completion of grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Review grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Q&A and revision of individual essays
    • HW: Rewrite the essay based on the completed revisions

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Writing Circles
  • Grade 5 Writing Circles
  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles

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Vocabulary Circles

The Vocabulary Circles are designed to teach students to build stronger vocabularies and improve their reading and writing skills. It is ideal for students who struggle with reading comprehension.

In groups of 4 to 8, students build their vocabulary and master strategies for deciphering tough words in virtual class sessions.

With weekly vocabulary lessons and quizzes, expert teachers guide students to build effective study habits and monitor student progress.

Through Vocabulary Circles, students dramatically expand their vocabulary knowledge and build the confidence to tackle new and challenging reading material.

The Vocabulary Circles use the following class structure:

  • 15 minutes: Review previous lesson exercises
  • 15 minutes: Vocabulary quiz
  • 60 minutes: Read and review vocabulary words in action
  • HW: Complete exercises and study for vocabulary quiz

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Fall and Summer only

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SSAT/ISEE Prep

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SSAT/ISEE Group Class

SSAT/ISEE Prep is a test training class, ideal for 8th-graders working to ace the upper level SSAT and ISEE, the two most popular admission exams required by selective private or parochial high schools. This test is used to gauge students’ academic performance aside from report cards, similar to the way colleges use SAT/ACT.

During Fall 2020, students meet with their instructor once a week through live virtual sessions to learn proven content-related and test-taking strategies to boost their SSAT/ISEE scores on the Reading, Verbal, and Math sections. They also come to MEK’s campus to complete weekly full-length tests in an environment that simulates an official test-day atmosphere.

 

This course is divided into two groups: SSAT/ISEE Prep Advanced and SSAT/ISEE Prep.

  • SSAT/ISEE Prep Advanced
  • For students who have a higher initial evaluation score, are aiming to reach the 99th percentile of test-takers, and are interested in applying to top tier,    highly competitive private schools. Students also practice writing narrative essays in preparation for the essay section of the SSAT/ISEE.
  • SSAT/ISEE Prep 
  • For students who are aiming to reach the 90th percentile of test-takers and are interested in applying to local competitive private schools

 

Class placement is determined by an initial evaluation test, target high school list, and our counselors expert recommendations.

Schedule: 10 weeks

Season: Fall 2021

Dates: September 10 – November 12

 

Specific schedule determined by class placement. Refer to Fall catalog for more information.

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SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring

Throughout the year, MEK provides one-on-one tutoring for both the SSAT and the ISEE for the lower, middle, and upper level versions of the test. Students can prepare for both tests simultaneously or only one test depending upon the private schools to which they are applying.

One-on-one tutoring allows students to prepare for these challenging tests  in a one-on-one setting with an expert instructor. During private sessions students will learn strategies for mastering vocabulary, sentence completions, analogies, reading comprehension, quantitative reasoning, advanced problem-solving, and the ISEE/SSAT essay.

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Schedule: Recommend 15-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

January 8 – June 16

 

This Spring, in our 25th year, MEK is catering to the new normal so that we can provide guidance, direction, and support to students of all skill levels.

 

With our proven teaching strategies, high success rates, and virtual and in-person options, we offer students a chance to unlock their potential and overcome the obstacles and setbacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

This spring semester learn to have confidence and excel in the classroom, prepare for future challenging high school courses and tests, and ace college admission tests such as the SAT, ACT, and AP exams.

 

It’s all about your dreams and our expert plan.

SAT

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SAT Foundation: Skill Building

SAT Foundation is a group course, designed for students currently scoring an 1150 or below. This course helps students build foundational knowledge and improve study skills.

Throughout the course, students are exposed to content-rich topics and question types found on the Reading, Writing, and Math sections of the SAT and receive step-by-step guidance on best methods of approaching lengthy word problems, finding reading evidence, and handling inference questions.

Currently, the course is conducted through virtual learning.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1400: Test Training

SAT 1400 is a group course for students with a target score of 1400+ on the SAT. A 1400 on the SAT places students in the top 5-10% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to elite, competitive schools.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1400+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test to build up mental endurance and master test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Students must currently be scoring a 1200 to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT Foundation. Length varies depending on the student’s target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results. 

During Spring 2022, this course is offered as a virtual live group course with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1500: Test Training

SAT 1500 is a group course for top-performing students with a target score of 1500+ on the SAT. A 1500 on the SAT places students in the top 1-2% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to top 30 colleges.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1500+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test of varying difficulty to build up mental toughness and stretch their test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Also, students learn problem solving strategies to reach a perfect score. Students must currently be scoring 1300 or higher to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT 1400.

Length varies depending upon target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results.

During Spring 2022, this course will be offered as a group virtual live class with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

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SAT Private Tutoring

SAT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the SAT in a one-on-one setting with expert SAT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group SAT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. 

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student. Private tutoring is perfect for students who:

  • Need more individualized attention
  • Have busy schedules and cannot make group classes
  • Are struggling in group classes and need a few private session to catch-up
  • Are advanced and need a few private session to fine-tune their skills at an accelerated pace

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SAT Core

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SAT Core Reading & Writing

SAT Core Reading and Writing is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Reading, Writing and Essay sections. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors English courses.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT Core Math

SAT Core Math is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Math section. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors Math courses, such as developing strong number sense and algebraic understanding for interpretation of concepts for word problem solving.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

AP Exams

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AP French Language & Culture
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AP Statistics

Our AP Statistics program helps students build the statistical thinking mindset required for their AP Statistics course. Students also reinforce their problem-solving ability through practice and application. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: one- and two-variable data, collecting data, probability, variables, distributions, proportions, and chi-square. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Statistics is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

 

AP Computer Science A

Our AP Computer Science A program prepares students to determine code segments required to produce a given output. Students will also be able to find outputs, values, and results of given program codes given initial values while learning how to write, implement, and analyze program code. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Computer Science A exam prep is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

AP French Language & Culture

Our French Language and Culture program is designed to teach students how to interpret and express thoughts in written and spoken French. Students also learn how to assess practical application of the French language in cultural settings, based on specific themes. Through this course, students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP French Language and Culture is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

 

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AP English Literature & Composition
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AP Spanish Language & Culture

Our AP Spanish Language and Culture program is designed to teach students how to interpret and express thoughts in written and spoken Spanish. Students also learn how to assess practical application of the Spanish language in cultural settings, based on specific themes. Through this course, students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Spanish Language and Culture is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

 

AP English Literature & Composition

Our AP English Literature and Composition program focuses on the essay writing portion of the AP English Literature & Composition exam. Students complete practice tests to reinforce test taking skills and strategies. Students also learn how to understand and analyze works of different genres, including Short Fiction, Poetry, Longer Fiction & Drama, and Literary Analysis. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Literature and Composition is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

AP English Language & Composition

Our AP English Language and Composition courses focus on the essay writing portion of the AP English Language & Composition exam. Students learn how to write different types of essays, including the Synthesis Essay, Rhetorical Analysis Essay, and Argumentative Essay, and complete practice tests to reinforce test-taking skills and strategies. Topics covered on the AP English Language and Composition curriculum are reviewed extensively. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

This spring, the AP English Language and Composition course start date and schedule are to be determined. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

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Our AP Calculus course focuses on Calculus AB and BC. Students learn to effectively solve college level calculus problems that cover topics such as functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, integrals, and polynomial approximations. Through this course students prepare to earn 5 on the official AP exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring  or our group AP Course Prep course to help them master their AP class.

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

Our AP Physics courses are divided into all levels: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, and AP Physics C. In both levels, students learn algebra-based physics concepts, as covered on the AP exams. AP Physics 1 covers concepts like systems, fields, force interactions, change, conservation, and waves. AP Physics 2 covers both AP Physics B and C topics, such as fluids, thermodynamics, electric fields and circuits, magnetism, and mechanics. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring our or group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

Our AP Chemistry course teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Chemistry test. Students learn the principles of chemistry and how to solve advanced chemistry problems effectively and accurately Through this course students prepare to earn 5 on the official AP exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

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Our AP Biology course teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Biology test. Students learn to master the main topics and subcategories for the test such as evolution, energetics, information storage and transmission, and systems interactions, while also learning proven test-taking strategies. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

Our AP U.S. History courses prepare students to analyze historical texts, interpretations, and evidence. Students learn all 9 historical periods from 1491 to present, as covered on the AP exams. Students also learn how to craft well developed responses for the short answer and essay portions of the test. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Sessions: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

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Pre-Calculus

Our Spring and Summer Pre-Calculus course introduces students to discrete math topics in the Pre-Calculus curriculum.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

Algebra II

Our Algebra II course helps students ace their Honors Math classes in the upcoming year by learning functions as a generalized approach to graphing and solving equations.

This course is offered in the Spring and Summer. In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

*Placement in Spring Algebra or Spring Algebra II is determined by initial test evaluation.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

Geometry

This Spring and Summer course covers key concepts in the subject, such as theorems, postulates, and deductive conclusions. It fully prepares students who need to master writing proofs and employ higher-level thinking skills, especially compared to middle school math.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

BCA Prep

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Pre-High School Prep: For 7th Graders (Spring Only)

This Spring-only course is designed as a test prep boot camp for 7th graders who are planning on applying to magnet, private, or parochial schools. This course gives students a head start on mastering the key content and skills required to ace the BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests.

Students build reading, verbal, and math skills that they do not learn in the school classroom, but by doing so, they are given the skills to excel in the 7th grade classroom and ace their PARCC exams, both of which are important for increasing their admissions chances to BCA and private schools.

READING

Through a wide variety of reading passages, from poetry to non-fiction to political cartoons, students learn to read closely, find evidence, and tackle words in context, all under a time limit. Unlike the school classroom, the MEK classroom exposes students to all types of reading material that prepares them for all potential test-day curveballs. This class helps students build strong reading comprehension foundations for their future BCA or SSAT/ISEE prep.

VERBAL

BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests demand an expansive vocabulary from students, which is not available in the conventional school textbook, but rather in novels, articles, and everyday texts. Through uniquely formulated class texts and materials, MEK makes sure that students are fully prepared for any vocabulary word that comes their way.

MATH

In school, students learn math at a huge variety of levels, making it difficult to prepare for admissions tests. At MEK, students are trained to master math concepts at the level of the test, with the methods that are proven to be the most effective, while being introduced to the joys of problem solving. They are taught how to use numbers, making them more analytical and methodical thinkers.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: Spring only

SSAT/ISEE Prep

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SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring
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Pre-High School Prep: For 7th Graders (Spring Only)

This Spring-only course is designed as a test prep boot camp for 7th graders who are planning on applying to magnet, private, or parochial schools. This course gives students a head start on mastering the key content and skills required to ace the BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests.

Students build reading, verbal, and math skills that they do not learn in the school classroom, but by doing so, they are given the skills to excel in the 7th grade classroom and ace their PARCC exams, both of which are important for increasing their admissions chances to BCA and private schools.

READING

Through a wide variety of reading passages, from poetry to non-fiction to political cartoons, students learn to read closely, find evidence, and tackle words in context, all under a time limit. Unlike the school classroom, the MEK classroom exposes students to all types of reading material that prepares them for all potential test-day curveballs. This class helps students build strong reading comprehension foundations for their future BCA or SSAT/ISEE prep.

VERBAL

BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests demand an expansive vocabulary from students, which is not available in the conventional school textbook, but rather in novels, articles, and everyday texts. Through uniquely formulated class texts and materials, MEK makes sure that students are fully prepared for any vocabulary word that comes their way.

MATH

In school, students learn math at a huge variety of levels, making it difficult to prepare for admissions tests. At MEK, students are trained to master math concepts at the level of the test, with the methods that are proven to be the most effective, while being introduced to the joys of problem solving. They are taught how to use numbers, making them more analytical and methodical thinkers.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: Spring only

SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring

Throughout the year, MEK provides one-on-one tutoring for both the SSAT and the ISEE for the lower, middle, and upper level versions of the test. Students can prepare for both tests simultaneously or only one test depending upon the private schools to which they are applying.

One-on-one tutoring allows students to prepare for these challenging tests  in a one-on-one setting with an expert instructor. During private sessions students will learn strategies for mastering vocabulary, sentence completions, analogies, reading comprehension, quantitative reasoning, advanced problem-solving, and the ISEE/SSAT essay.

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Schedule: Recommend 15-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Pre-Road Map to College

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Pre-Road Map to College

Our Pre-Road Map to College program is for incoming 9th, 10th, or 11th grade students seeking a clear and successful high school and college application strategy. Designed along the 40 Month Project milestones and aligned with MEK’s School Support Tutoring and Exam Prep Programs, Pre-RMC is carefully designed for students to have periodic meetings throughout the academic year with the MEK Academic Counseling team to discuss their academics and design a custom plan around admissions tests, activities, and internships.

Our team of expert teachers help to demystify the college application process and develop a strong application portfolio, starting from the moment students start high school. With a strong understanding of what is necessary for impressing admissions officers, this program ensures that students are set up for success throughout their entire high school career and are well-prepared for getting into their dream college.

The Pre-Road Map to College program is designed to transition directly into the Road Map to College program. It is a constant maintenance program that goes beyond the scheduled sessions through email and phone consultations.

Schedule: Varies based on point of entry

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

School Support Tutoring

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School Support Tutoring

School Support Tutoring is a one-on-one tutoring program designed to assist students who are struggling in the classroom and need to improve their skills. Our expert instructors review student’s course syllabus and assignments in order to create a personalized plan that will help students raise their grades by developing strong skills, study habits, and content knowledge.

This Spring 2022, School Support Tutoring is scheduled by appointment and offered both virtually and in-person.

Schedule: Minimum of 5 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Click here to read more about our tutoring programs and how to get started!

Private Test Prep

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Private Test Prep

MEK offers one-one-one tutoring for both college, high school, and middle school admission tests such as:

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP exams
  • SSAT – upper, middle, and lower level
  • ISEE – upper, middle, and lower level 
  • HSPT

Students always begin with an initial evaluation test. Using the results of the evaluation test, our expert academic counselors and dedicated teachers design a test prep plan customized to each student’s individualized needs.

During tutoring, students will take full-length practice tests, receive access to thousands of sample problems, complete homework and quizzes – all while learning test-taking techniques guaranteed to boost their score.

Private Test Prep is for students who cannot be accommodated by group classes because of scheduling, course difficulty, or student learning preferences.

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

Click here to read more about our tutoring programs and how to get started!

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

Academic Enrichment Tutoring

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Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Unlike School Support Tutoring, the goal of the Academic Enrichment Tutoring is to give students the tools to get ahead of their school classroom. It is designed to help students meet academic milestones and prepare for future academic success.

It is essential that students who register for Academic Enrichment Tutoring are fully aware of their goals so our expert counselors and teachers can design a curriculum that meets their needs. Individual tutoring agendas are designed to be aligned with the MEK Learning Circles and High School Honors curricula; however, specific milestones are custom-fit to each student.

Schedule: Recommend 10-15 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

MEK Learning Circles

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Math Applications Circles – Advanced
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Problem Solving Math Circles – Enriched
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Problem Solving Math Circles
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Math Application Circles - Advanced

Math Application Circles – Advanced are courses designed for advanced 6th – 7th graders to become skilled in applying learned material toward complex and challenging math questions. This program is for high-performing students who have finished our MLC Problem Solving Math  curricula and want to apply the skills they’ve learned. This course also sets the foundation for future challenging test prep. 

Students learn to utilize concepts learned through MLC Problem Solving Math classes toward new question types and lengthy word problems, and they learn to set up word problems to simplify the most challenging of questions.

These courses are offered as live virtual group classes.

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Math Applications 6
  • Advanced Math Applications 7
Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle - Enriched

The Math PSM Circles – Enriched are designed to improve grade-level or above grade-level problem-solving techniques. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learn techniques for approaching difficult word problems, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete timed drills, tests, and practice to master skills, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle

The Math PSM Circles are designed to teach students to interpret and solve word problems. In groups of 4 to 8, students master problem solving techniques based on the math concepts taught during each session.

Students engage in short virtual lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math PSM Circles, students build the necessary skills for test prep.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
  • Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Algebra II PSM Circles

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Operations and Number Sense (ONS) Circles

The Math ONS Circles are designed to teach number sense skills and improve calculation accuracy through concept mastery. In groups of 4 to 8, students learn techniques to set up calculations quickly and efficiently.

Students engage in virtual short lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math ONS Circles, students gain a comprehensive understanding of grade level math topics and how to master number sense operations. Students are recommended to take ONS Circles before they take PSM Circles, as the ONS Circles will build a strong number sense foundation for students to build problem solving understanding upon.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 ONS Circles
  • Grade 5 ONS Circles
  • Grade 6 ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II ONS Circles
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles – Enriched are designed to advance reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learns techniques to discuss and analyze fiction and non-fiction works, practice critical thinking and independent writing, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete critical essays and receive feedback, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Verbal Reasoning Circles - Advanced

Advanced Verbal Reasoning is a course designed for high-performing 6th and 7th graders to learn how to utilize critical reading, writing, and vocabulary skills toward difficult standardized-test level questions.

Through this course students gain exposure to a variety of reading prompts and reinforce reading comprehension through annotation. They also develop strong vocabularies for challenging
verbal reasoning questions and practice challenging question types.

This course is perfect for helping students prepare for future difficult middle school or high school admission tests.

Schedule: 18 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 6
  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 7

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English Circles - Advanced

Our Advanced English course helps 8th graders ace their Honors or Advanced Placement high school English classes by mastering critical reading and writing skills.

This course is perfect for students who have completed MLC Critical Reading or fall High School Test Prep  and want to place themselves on an advanced track for high school.

This course teaches students key advanced writing, reading, and grammar skills that are often not covered in the junior high classroom, but are required to be successful in Honors English and in upcoming college admission tests such as the SAT.

This course is offered as a live virtual group class.

 

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced English 8
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles are designed to teach students critical reading and writing skills. In groups of 4 to 8, students discuss and analyze content-rich articles and brainstorm literary essays.

Students practice critical thinking and independent writing alongside their peers, with the guidance of expert teachers who provide immediate feedback on student work in a virtual class session.

Through Critical Reading Circles, students build confidence in their reading and writing skills that they can use both in school and for future admissions exams.

The Critical Reading Circles use the following class structure:

  • 45 minutes: Group discussion and analysis of text; brainstorming for literary essay
  • 30 minutes: Write literary essay
  • 15 minutes: Revision and editing practice using student essays
  • HW: Revise essay; complete next reading text and questions

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 5 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 6 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Writing Circles

The Writing Circles – Enriched are designed to help students become a confident, skilled, and independent writers. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student brainstorms, writes, and revises essays from a variety of prompts, receives engaging lessons and essay feedback from an expert teacher, boosts grammar and vocabulary skills, and learns classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles

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Writing Circles

The Writing Circles are designed to teach students to become confident and skilled writers. In groups of 4 to 8, students brainstorm essays using prompts and revise their work together in virtual class sessions.

Through Writing Circles, students develop motivation, confidence, and valuable essay-writing skills, giving them a key edge for future high school and college admissions.

The Writing Circles use the following class structure:

  • Brainstorming Day
    • 30 minutes: Group guided brainstorming for the essay prompt
    • 15 minutes: Independent brainstorming
    • 30 minutes: Group discussion of independent brainstorming
    • 15 minutes: Independent revision of brainstorming
    • HW: Write and submit an essay based on the completed brainstorm
  • Revision Day
    • 45 minutes: Group revision, grammar lesson, and activity
    • 15 minutes: Independent completion of grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Review grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Q&A and revision of individual essays
    • HW: Rewrite the essay based on the completed revisions

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Writing Circles
  • Grade 5 Writing Circles
  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles

ACT

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ACT Private Tutoring

ACT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the ACT in a one-on-one setting with expert ACT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group ACT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Students can register for tutoring in all sections of the ACT or just for the sections in which they are struggling.

During Spring 2022, ACT private tutoring will be available both in-person and virtually.

Schedule: Recommend 8-16 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

MEK’s All Year programs are designed to help students whenever they are most available. Students can enroll in these courses on a rolling basis.

SAT

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SAT 1400
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SAT Foundation: Skill Building

SAT Foundation is a group course, designed for students currently scoring an 1150 or below. This course helps students build foundational knowledge and improve study skills.

Throughout the course, students are exposed to content-rich topics and question types found on the Reading, Writing, and Math sections of the SAT and receive step-by-step guidance on best methods of approaching lengthy word problems, finding reading evidence, and handling inference questions.

Currently, the course is conducted through virtual learning.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1400: Test Training

SAT 1400 is a group course for students with a target score of 1400+ on the SAT. A 1400 on the SAT places students in the top 5-10% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to elite, competitive schools.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1400+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test to build up mental endurance and master test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Students must currently be scoring a 1200 to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT Foundation. Length varies depending on the student’s target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results. 

During Spring 2022, this course is offered as a virtual live group course with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

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SAT 1500: Test Training

SAT 1500 is a group course for top-performing students with a target score of 1500+ on the SAT. A 1500 on the SAT places students in the top 1-2% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to top 30 colleges.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1500+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test of varying difficulty to build up mental toughness and stretch their test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Also, students learn problem solving strategies to reach a perfect score. Students must currently be scoring 1300 or higher to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT 1400.

Length varies depending upon target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results.

During Spring 2022, this course will be offered as a group virtual live class with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1600: Getting into Ivy Leagues

SAT 1600 is an intensive course for students dedicated to getting accepted into Ivy League or top 10 colleges by aiming for a perfect 1600 on the SAT.

In addition to full-length simulation tests, students are put in an intensive, boot camp atmosphere. During this course, students will master proven strategies for climbing the final hurdles from elite scores to perfect scores.

Students must have already earned a 1500 on an official SAT to enter the course.

Length varies depending upon target test date. However, the course requires a minimum of 6 weeks during Spring and Fall, and a minimum of 3 weeks during Summer.

During Spring 2022, this course is available only through one-on-one tutoring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: All Year

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SAT Private Tutoring

SAT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the SAT in a one-on-one setting with expert SAT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group SAT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. 

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student. Private tutoring is perfect for students who:

  • Need more individualized attention
  • Have busy schedules and cannot make group classes
  • Are struggling in group classes and need a few private session to catch-up
  • Are advanced and need a few private session to fine-tune their skills at an accelerated pace

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SAT Core

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SAT Core Math
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SAT Core Reading & Writing

SAT Core Reading and Writing is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Reading, Writing and Essay sections. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors English courses.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT Core Math

SAT Core Math is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Math section. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors Math courses, such as developing strong number sense and algebraic understanding for interpretation of concepts for word problem solving.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

School Support Tutoring

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School Support Tutoring

School Support Tutoring is a one-on-one tutoring program designed to assist students who are struggling in the classroom and need to improve their skills. Our expert instructors review student’s course syllabus and assignments in order to create a personalized plan that will help students raise their grades by developing strong skills, study habits, and content knowledge.

This Spring 2022, School Support Tutoring is scheduled by appointment and offered both virtually and in-person.

Schedule: Minimum of 5 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Click here to read more about our tutoring programs and how to get started!

Private Test Prep

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Private Test Prep

MEK offers one-one-one tutoring for both college, high school, and middle school admission tests such as:

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP exams
  • SSAT – upper, middle, and lower level
  • ISEE – upper, middle, and lower level 
  • HSPT

Students always begin with an initial evaluation test. Using the results of the evaluation test, our expert academic counselors and dedicated teachers design a test prep plan customized to each student’s individualized needs.

During tutoring, students will take full-length practice tests, receive access to thousands of sample problems, complete homework and quizzes – all while learning test-taking techniques guaranteed to boost their score.

Private Test Prep is for students who cannot be accommodated by group classes because of scheduling, course difficulty, or student learning preferences.

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

Click here to read more about our tutoring programs and how to get started!

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Academic Enrichment Tutoring
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Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Unlike School Support Tutoring, the goal of the Academic Enrichment Tutoring is to give students the tools to get ahead of their school classroom. It is designed to help students meet academic milestones and prepare for future academic success.

It is essential that students who register for Academic Enrichment Tutoring are fully aware of their goals so our expert counselors and teachers can design a curriculum that meets their needs. Individual tutoring agendas are designed to be aligned with the MEK Learning Circles and High School Honors curricula; however, specific milestones are custom-fit to each student.

Schedule: Recommend 10-15 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SSAT/ISEE Prep

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SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring

Throughout the year, MEK provides one-on-one tutoring for both the SSAT and the ISEE for the lower, middle, and upper level versions of the test. Students can prepare for both tests simultaneously or only one test depending upon the private schools to which they are applying.

One-on-one tutoring allows students to prepare for these challenging tests  in a one-on-one setting with an expert instructor. During private sessions students will learn strategies for mastering vocabulary, sentence completions, analogies, reading comprehension, quantitative reasoning, advanced problem-solving, and the ISEE/SSAT essay.

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Schedule: Recommend 15-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

ACT

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ACT Private Tutoring

ACT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the ACT in a one-on-one setting with expert ACT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group ACT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Students can register for tutoring in all sections of the ACT or just for the sections in which they are struggling.

During Spring 2022, ACT private tutoring will be available both in-person and virtually.

Schedule: Recommend 8-16 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Rise to the top this school year!

 

September 10 – January 8

 

This fall semester, begin your success story with MEK Review’s virtual courses and on-site testing. 

 

Get into your dream college. Ace the SAT or ACT. Master BCA or other tough high school admission tests. Be a top performer in the classroom. 

 

With our highly effective virtual AND in-person courses and realistic on-site testing environment, MEK will help you achieve your goals!

SAT

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SAT Foundation
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SAT 1400
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SAT Foundation: Skill Building

SAT Foundation is a group course, designed for students currently scoring an 1150 or below. This course helps students build foundational knowledge and improve study skills.

Throughout the course, students are exposed to content-rich topics and question types found on the Reading, Writing, and Math sections of the SAT and receive step-by-step guidance on best methods of approaching lengthy word problems, finding reading evidence, and handling inference questions.

Currently, the course is conducted through virtual learning.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1400: Test Training

SAT 1400 is a group course for students with a target score of 1400+ on the SAT. A 1400 on the SAT places students in the top 5-10% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to elite, competitive schools.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1400+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test to build up mental endurance and master test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Students must currently be scoring a 1200 to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT Foundation. Length varies depending on the student’s target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results. 

During Spring 2022, this course is offered as a virtual live group course with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

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SAT 1500: Test Training

SAT 1500 is a group course for top-performing students with a target score of 1500+ on the SAT. A 1500 on the SAT places students in the top 1-2% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to top 30 colleges.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1500+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test of varying difficulty to build up mental toughness and stretch their test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Also, students learn problem solving strategies to reach a perfect score. Students must currently be scoring 1300 or higher to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT 1400.

Length varies depending upon target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results.

During Spring 2022, this course will be offered as a group virtual live class with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

SAT Private Tutoring

SAT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the SAT in a one-on-one setting with expert SAT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group SAT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. 

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student. Private tutoring is perfect for students who:

  • Need more individualized attention
  • Have busy schedules and cannot make group classes
  • Are struggling in group classes and need a few private session to catch-up
  • Are advanced and need a few private session to fine-tune their skills at an accelerated pace

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SAT Core

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SAT Core Reading & Writing

SAT Core Reading and Writing is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Reading, Writing and Essay sections. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors English courses.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

AP Course Prep

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AP Statistics Course Prep
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AP Computer Science A Course Prep
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AP Statistics

Our AP Statistics course helps students to build the statistical thinking mindset required for the AP course and exam. Students reinforce their problem-solving ability through repeated practice and application. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: one- and two-variable data, collecting data, probability, variables, distributions, proportions, and chi-square. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Statistics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

 

AP Computer Science A Course Prep

Our AP Computer Science A program prepares students to determine code segments required to produce a given output. Students will also be able to find outputs, values, and results of given program codes given initial values while learning how to write, implement, and analyze program code. 

Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Computer Science A class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP English Literature & Composition Course Prep
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AP English Language & Composition Course Prep
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AP English Literature & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Literature and Composition program focuses on the essay writing portion of the AP English Literature & Composition exam. Students complete practice tests to reinforce test taking skills and strategies. Students also learn how to understand and analyze works of different genres, including Short Fiction, Poetry, Longer Fiction & Drama, and Literary Analysis. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success. This course is available only through private tutoring.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP English Language & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Language and Composition courses focus on the essay writing portion of the AP English Language & Composition exam. Students learn how to write different types of essays, including the Synthesis Essay, Rhetorical Analysis Essay, and Argumentative Essay, and complete practice tests to reinforce test-taking skills and strategies. Topics covered on the AP English Language and Composition curriculum are reviewed extensively. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP Calculus Course Prep
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AP Physics Course Prep
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Our AP Calculus courses focus on Calculus AB and BC. Students learn to effectively solve college level calculus problems that cover topics such as functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, integrals, and polynomial approximations. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Calculus AB/BC class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP Physics Course Prep

Our AP Physics courses are divided into all levels: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, and AP Physics C. In both levels, students learn algebra-based physics concepts, as covered on the AP exams. AP Physics 1 covers concepts like systems, fields, force interactions, change, conservation, and waves. AP Physics 2 covers both AP Physics B and C topics, such as fluids, thermodynamics, electric fields and circuits, magnetism, and mechanics. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Physics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP Chemistry Course Prep
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AP Biology Course Prep
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Our AP Chemistry Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Chemistry test. Students learn the principles of chemistry and how to solve advanced chemistry problems effectively and accurately.

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Chemistry class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP Biology Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Biology test. Students learn to master the main topics and subcategories for the test such as evolution, energetics, information storage and transmission, and systems interactions, while also learning proven test-taking strategies. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Biology class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP U.S. History Course Prep
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Our AP U.S. History Course Prep prepares students to analyze historical texts, interpretations, and evidence. Students learn all 9 historical periods from 1491 to present, as covered on the AP exams. Students also learn how to craft well developed responses for the short answer and essay portions of the test. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP U.S. History class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

Sessions: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

ACT

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ACT Advanced: Sharpening Test-Taking Skills

ACT Advanced is designed for students who are fully ready for the official test and/or have already previously taken an official test. Through weekly full-length practice tests followed by a two-hour impactful test review with expert teachers, students continue to sharpen their skill to ensure that they reach their goal scores when they are able to take the test. 

An additional 30-minute session is available upon request for students who opt to prepare for the ACT Essay.

During Spring 2022, ACT courses will only be available through one-on-one tutoring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: All Year

 

ACT Private Tutoring

ACT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the ACT in a one-on-one setting with expert ACT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group ACT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Students can register for tutoring in all sections of the ACT or just for the sections in which they are struggling.

During Spring 2022, ACT private tutoring will be available both in-person and virtually.

Schedule: Recommend 8-16 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

BCA Prep

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BCA Prep

Fall Phase I & Fall Phase II

Our BCA Prep course is an extensive test training program for current 8th-graders, divided into two phases. In Fall 2021, courses are held through a winning combination of virtual and on-site classes and on-site testing in a professionally proctored, realistic environment.

Getting Started

Please note that students need to fulfill minimum requirements before being accepted into this course. All students begin with an initial evaluation test.

Program Details:

Phase I: 9 weeks

The focus of Phase I of the BCA Prep course is to break old habits and build new, effective test-taking skills. Through live virtual lecture and on-site testing, students are taught strategies to conquer the 40-question math exam and critical literary essay. Students learn to pinpoint the pattern of their mistakes and develop their own test-taking strategies.

Through Phase I, students become analytical mathematicians and writers, learning to handle numbers and write about their literary analysis in effective ways.

Phase I includes weekly practice exams, homework assignments, and expert lectures. It also includes expert application essay help and guidance throughout the program.

Phase II: 9 weeks

The focus of Phase II is to use what students have learned in Phase I for intensive test training. Through on-site lectures and on-site testing, students are trained to apply their learning to tackle a huge variety of questions and test-day circumstances, pushing students to step out of their comfort zones, build mental endurance, manage their testing time, and develop test-taking techniques to allow them to excel.

Through Phase II, students learn to think like test creators, as they are taught to expect the unexpected.

Phase II includes weekly practice exams, homework assignments, and expert lectures. It also includes expert interview training by our expert admissions counselors.

Class Placement & Shuffle

Class placement is determined by students’ individual skill levels and progress. Because students’ progress vary on an individual scale, MEK ensures that each student receives the care they need by placing them in the level that best addresses the student’s needs.

Every three weeks, students are reevaluated and shuffled based on their progress. Students who show exceptional progress are moved up to higher levels, while those who do not make enough progress may stay in the level they are in, or move down to address more foundational concerns.

Schedule: Specific schedule is determined by class placement and shuffles. Detailed information will be released in the Fall 2021 catalog.

  • BCA High Honors
  • BCA Prep A
  • BCA Prep B
  • BCA Prep C

 

Season: Fall 2021

 

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Application Essay Writing

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Application Essay Writing Program
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Our essay coaching caters to each student’s individual writing needs. Highly-personalized meetings with expert MEK teachers help students through the entire application essay process, from idea to final submission.

Students meet at least 8 times with their teacher on-campus or online. They spend 30 minutes planning and reviewing concepts together, and 60 minutes writing their essay with guided assistance.

Note: To ensure an efficient writing process, we request that all students make their college lists prior to the first one-on-one meetings.

Schedule: 8 sessions per package

Season: Summer & Fall only

Road Map to College

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RMC Premium A
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RMC Premium B
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The RMC Premium A package includes 10 consultation meetings and 20 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for ambitious students who want to maximize their opportunities for admissions by applying to 10-16 schools.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Regular Decision Strategy
  • Interview Practice
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance

Schedule: 10 consultation meetings, 26 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

The RMC Premium B package includes 10 consultation meetings and 28 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for highly advanced and well-prepared high school seniors seeking to apply to accelerated medical programs or to pursue dual degrees.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Regular Decision Strategy
  • Interview Practice
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance

Schedule: 12 consultation meetings, 28 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

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RMC Premium D
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The RMC Premium C package includes 14 consultation meetings and 20 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for rigorous students seeking highly competitive admissions to United States Service Academies.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Regular Decision Strategy
  • Interview Practice
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance

Schedule: 14 consultation meetings, 20 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

The RMC Premium D package includes 7 consultation meetings and 18 essay meetings focused on the application essay. This package is perfect for artistic students seeking admissions to visual and/or performing arts programs.

Students receive expert guidance on application strategy, completing a strong application, and crafting polished essays.

Key Features:

  • Application Strategy & Timeline
  • Activities List & Resume Guidance
  • Application Progress Review
  • Application Review for Submission
  • Step-by-Step Essay Writing Guidance
  • Portfolio Description & Artist’s Statement Guidance

Schedule: 8 consultation meetings, 18 essay meetings

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

Pre-Road Map to College

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Pre-Road Map to College

Our Pre-Road Map to College program is for incoming 9th, 10th, or 11th grade students seeking a clear and successful high school and college application strategy. Designed along the 40 Month Project milestones and aligned with MEK’s School Support Tutoring and Exam Prep Programs, Pre-RMC is carefully designed for students to have periodic meetings throughout the academic year with the MEK Academic Counseling team to discuss their academics and design a custom plan around admissions tests, activities, and internships.

Our team of expert teachers help to demystify the college application process and develop a strong application portfolio, starting from the moment students start high school. With a strong understanding of what is necessary for impressing admissions officers, this program ensures that students are set up for success throughout their entire high school career and are well-prepared for getting into their dream college.

The Pre-Road Map to College program is designed to transition directly into the Road Map to College program. It is a constant maintenance program that goes beyond the scheduled sessions through email and phone consultations.

Schedule: Varies based on point of entry

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

Road Map to High School

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Road Map to High School

The Road Map to High School program is perfect for students in the 8th grade who are applying to prestigious boarding and day high schools. This program is designed to give students and parents step-by-step guidance through each and every aspect of high school admissions, including but not limited to deadline management, the application, essays, letters of recommendation, and interview.

Schedule: Varies based on point of entry and student needs

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

School Support Tutoring

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School Support Tutoring

School Support Tutoring is a one-on-one tutoring program designed to assist students who are struggling in the classroom and need to improve their skills. Our expert instructors review student’s course syllabus and assignments in order to create a personalized plan that will help students raise their grades by developing strong skills, study habits, and content knowledge.

This Spring 2022, School Support Tutoring is scheduled by appointment and offered both virtually and in-person.

Schedule: Minimum of 5 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

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Private Test Prep

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Private Test Prep

MEK offers one-one-one tutoring for both college, high school, and middle school admission tests such as:

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP exams
  • SSAT – upper, middle, and lower level
  • ISEE – upper, middle, and lower level 
  • HSPT

Students always begin with an initial evaluation test. Using the results of the evaluation test, our expert academic counselors and dedicated teachers design a test prep plan customized to each student’s individualized needs.

During tutoring, students will take full-length practice tests, receive access to thousands of sample problems, complete homework and quizzes – all while learning test-taking techniques guaranteed to boost their score.

Private Test Prep is for students who cannot be accommodated by group classes because of scheduling, course difficulty, or student learning preferences.

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

Academic Enrichment Tutoring

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Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Unlike School Support Tutoring, the goal of the Academic Enrichment Tutoring is to give students the tools to get ahead of their school classroom. It is designed to help students meet academic milestones and prepare for future academic success.

It is essential that students who register for Academic Enrichment Tutoring are fully aware of their goals so our expert counselors and teachers can design a curriculum that meets their needs. Individual tutoring agendas are designed to be aligned with the MEK Learning Circles and High School Honors curricula; however, specific milestones are custom-fit to each student.

Schedule: Recommend 10-15 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

MEK Learning Circles

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Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle

The Math PSM Circles are designed to teach students to interpret and solve word problems. In groups of 4 to 8, students master problem solving techniques based on the math concepts taught during each session.

Students engage in short virtual lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math PSM Circles, students build the necessary skills for test prep.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
  • Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Algebra II PSM Circles
Operations and Number Sense (ONS) Circles

The Math ONS Circles are designed to teach number sense skills and improve calculation accuracy through concept mastery. In groups of 4 to 8, students learn techniques to set up calculations quickly and efficiently.

Students engage in virtual short lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math ONS Circles, students gain a comprehensive understanding of grade level math topics and how to master number sense operations. Students are recommended to take ONS Circles before they take PSM Circles, as the ONS Circles will build a strong number sense foundation for students to build problem solving understanding upon.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 ONS Circles
  • Grade 5 ONS Circles
  • Grade 6 ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II ONS Circles
Critical Reading Circles – Enriched
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Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles – Enriched are designed to advance reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learns techniques to discuss and analyze fiction and non-fiction works, practice critical thinking and independent writing, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete critical essays and receive feedback, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles are designed to teach students critical reading and writing skills. In groups of 4 to 8, students discuss and analyze content-rich articles and brainstorm literary essays.

Students practice critical thinking and independent writing alongside their peers, with the guidance of expert teachers who provide immediate feedback on student work in a virtual class session.

Through Critical Reading Circles, students build confidence in their reading and writing skills that they can use both in school and for future admissions exams.

The Critical Reading Circles use the following class structure:

  • 45 minutes: Group discussion and analysis of text; brainstorming for literary essay
  • 30 minutes: Write literary essay
  • 15 minutes: Revision and editing practice using student essays
  • HW: Revise essay; complete next reading text and questions

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 5 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 6 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Writing Circles – Enriched
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Writing Circles

The Writing Circles – Enriched are designed to help students become a confident, skilled, and independent writers. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student brainstorms, writes, and revises essays from a variety of prompts, receives engaging lessons and essay feedback from an expert teacher, boosts grammar and vocabulary skills, and learns classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles
Writing Circles

The Writing Circles are designed to teach students to become confident and skilled writers. In groups of 4 to 8, students brainstorm essays using prompts and revise their work together in virtual class sessions.

Through Writing Circles, students develop motivation, confidence, and valuable essay-writing skills, giving them a key edge for future high school and college admissions.

The Writing Circles use the following class structure:

  • Brainstorming Day
    • 30 minutes: Group guided brainstorming for the essay prompt
    • 15 minutes: Independent brainstorming
    • 30 minutes: Group discussion of independent brainstorming
    • 15 minutes: Independent revision of brainstorming
    • HW: Write and submit an essay based on the completed brainstorm
  • Revision Day
    • 45 minutes: Group revision, grammar lesson, and activity
    • 15 minutes: Independent completion of grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Review grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Q&A and revision of individual essays
    • HW: Rewrite the essay based on the completed revisions

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Writing Circles
  • Grade 5 Writing Circles
  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles

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Vocabulary Circles

The Vocabulary Circles are designed to teach students to build stronger vocabularies and improve their reading and writing skills. It is ideal for students who struggle with reading comprehension.

In groups of 4 to 8, students build their vocabulary and master strategies for deciphering tough words in virtual class sessions.

With weekly vocabulary lessons and quizzes, expert teachers guide students to build effective study habits and monitor student progress.

Through Vocabulary Circles, students dramatically expand their vocabulary knowledge and build the confidence to tackle new and challenging reading material.

The Vocabulary Circles use the following class structure:

  • 15 minutes: Review previous lesson exercises
  • 15 minutes: Vocabulary quiz
  • 60 minutes: Read and review vocabulary words in action
  • HW: Complete exercises and study for vocabulary quiz

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Fall and Summer only

See Fall 2021 Schedule

SSAT/ISEE Prep

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SSAT/ISEE Group Class
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SSAT/ISEE Group Class

SSAT/ISEE Prep is a test training class, ideal for 8th-graders working to ace the upper level SSAT and ISEE, the two most popular admission exams required by selective private or parochial high schools. This test is used to gauge students’ academic performance aside from report cards, similar to the way colleges use SAT/ACT.

During Fall 2020, students meet with their instructor once a week through live virtual sessions to learn proven content-related and test-taking strategies to boost their SSAT/ISEE scores on the Reading, Verbal, and Math sections. They also come to MEK’s campus to complete weekly full-length tests in an environment that simulates an official test-day atmosphere.

 

This course is divided into two groups: SSAT/ISEE Prep Advanced and SSAT/ISEE Prep.

  • SSAT/ISEE Prep Advanced
  • For students who have a higher initial evaluation score, are aiming to reach the 99th percentile of test-takers, and are interested in applying to top tier,    highly competitive private schools. Students also practice writing narrative essays in preparation for the essay section of the SSAT/ISEE.
  • SSAT/ISEE Prep 
  • For students who are aiming to reach the 90th percentile of test-takers and are interested in applying to local competitive private schools

 

Class placement is determined by an initial evaluation test, target high school list, and our counselors expert recommendations.

Schedule: 10 weeks

Season: Fall 2021

Dates: September 10 – November 12

 

Specific schedule determined by class placement. Refer to Fall catalog for more information.

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SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring

Throughout the year, MEK provides one-on-one tutoring for both the SSAT and the ISEE for the lower, middle, and upper level versions of the test. Students can prepare for both tests simultaneously or only one test depending upon the private schools to which they are applying.

One-on-one tutoring allows students to prepare for these challenging tests  in a one-on-one setting with an expert instructor. During private sessions students will learn strategies for mastering vocabulary, sentence completions, analogies, reading comprehension, quantitative reasoning, advanced problem-solving, and the ISEE/SSAT essay.

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Schedule: Recommend 15-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

January 8 – June 16

 

This Spring, in our 25th year, MEK is catering to the new normal so that we can provide guidance, direction, and support to students of all skill levels.

 

With our proven teaching strategies, high success rates, and virtual and in-person options, we offer students a chance to unlock their potential and overcome the obstacles and setbacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

This spring semester learn to have confidence and excel in the classroom, prepare for future challenging high school courses and tests, and ace college admission tests such as the SAT, ACT, and AP exams.

 

It’s all about your dreams and our expert plan.

SAT

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SAT Foundation
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SAT 1400
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SAT Foundation: Skill Building

SAT Foundation is a group course, designed for students currently scoring an 1150 or below. This course helps students build foundational knowledge and improve study skills.

Throughout the course, students are exposed to content-rich topics and question types found on the Reading, Writing, and Math sections of the SAT and receive step-by-step guidance on best methods of approaching lengthy word problems, finding reading evidence, and handling inference questions.

Currently, the course is conducted through virtual learning.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT 1400: Test Training

SAT 1400 is a group course for students with a target score of 1400+ on the SAT. A 1400 on the SAT places students in the top 5-10% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to elite, competitive schools.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1400+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test to build up mental endurance and master test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Students must currently be scoring a 1200 to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT Foundation. Length varies depending on the student’s target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results. 

During Spring 2022, this course is offered as a virtual live group course with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

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SAT 1500
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SAT Private Tutoring
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SAT 1500: Test Training

SAT 1500 is a group course for top-performing students with a target score of 1500+ on the SAT. A 1500 on the SAT places students in the top 1-2% of the nation for test-takers, and opens the doors to top 30 colleges.

The course emphasizes full-length simulation tests and the application of specific MEK-taught skills to reach 1500+. Each session, students take a full-length practice test of varying difficulty to build up mental toughness and stretch their test-taking skills. Tests are followed by review with expert instructors, where students learn:

  • Test Content
  • Proven Strategies and Content-Related Skills
  • Test-Taking Skills

Also, students learn problem solving strategies to reach a perfect score. Students must currently be scoring 1300 or higher to enter the course or have successfully graduated from SAT 1400.

Length varies depending upon target test date. We recommend at least 20 sessions for maximum results.

During Spring 2022, this course will be offered as a group virtual live class with the option of in-person or virtual testing.

Schedule: Recommend 20 sessions, minimum 1o sessions

Season: All Year

SAT Private Tutoring

SAT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the SAT in a one-on-one setting with expert SAT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group SAT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. 

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student. Private tutoring is perfect for students who:

  • Need more individualized attention
  • Have busy schedules and cannot make group classes
  • Are struggling in group classes and need a few private session to catch-up
  • Are advanced and need a few private session to fine-tune their skills at an accelerated pace

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

SAT Core

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SAT Core Reading & Writing
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SAT Core Math
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SAT Core Reading & Writing

SAT Core Reading and Writing is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Reading, Writing and Essay sections. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors English courses.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

SAT Core Math

SAT Core Math is perfect for ambitious, high-achieving freshman and sophomore students seeking early practice on the SAT Math section. Our students get a headstart on SAT preparation, while learning key skills for excelling in Honors Math courses, such as developing strong number sense and algebraic understanding for interpretation of concepts for word problem solving.

This course can be taken up to 3 times without the concern for repeated curriculum.

This Spring 2022, this course will be offered through group live virtual classes with additional self-guided assessments and office hours for supplementary support.

Schedule: 14 to 28 sessions

Season: All Year

AP Exams

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AP Computer Science A
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AP Statistics

Our AP Statistics program helps students build the statistical thinking mindset required for their AP Statistics course. Students also reinforce their problem-solving ability through practice and application. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: one- and two-variable data, collecting data, probability, variables, distributions, proportions, and chi-square. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Statistics is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

 

AP Computer Science A

Our AP Computer Science A program prepares students to determine code segments required to produce a given output. Students will also be able to find outputs, values, and results of given program codes given initial values while learning how to write, implement, and analyze program code. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Computer Science A exam prep is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

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AP French Language & Culture
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AP Spanish Language & Culture
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AP French Language & Culture

Our French Language and Culture program is designed to teach students how to interpret and express thoughts in written and spoken French. Students also learn how to assess practical application of the French language in cultural settings, based on specific themes. Through this course, students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP French Language and Culture is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

 

AP Spanish Language & Culture

Our AP Spanish Language and Culture program is designed to teach students how to interpret and express thoughts in written and spoken Spanish. Students also learn how to assess practical application of the Spanish language in cultural settings, based on specific themes. Through this course, students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Spanish Language and Culture is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

 

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AP English Literature & Composition
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AP English Language & Composition
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AP English Literature & Composition

Our AP English Literature and Composition program focuses on the essay writing portion of the AP English Literature & Composition exam. Students complete practice tests to reinforce test taking skills and strategies. Students also learn how to understand and analyze works of different genres, including Short Fiction, Poetry, Longer Fiction & Drama, and Literary Analysis. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Throughout the spring, AP Literature and Composition is offered through private tutoring only and scheduled by appointment. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

AP English Language & Composition

Our AP English Language and Composition courses focus on the essay writing portion of the AP English Language & Composition exam. Students learn how to write different types of essays, including the Synthesis Essay, Rhetorical Analysis Essay, and Argumentative Essay, and complete practice tests to reinforce test-taking skills and strategies. Topics covered on the AP English Language and Composition curriculum are reviewed extensively. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

This spring, the AP English Language and Composition course start date and schedule are to be determined. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

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AP Calculus
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AP Physics
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Our AP Calculus course focuses on Calculus AB and BC. Students learn to effectively solve college level calculus problems that cover topics such as functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, integrals, and polynomial approximations. Through this course students prepare to earn 5 on the official AP exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring  or our group AP Course Prep course to help them master their AP class.

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

Our AP Physics courses are divided into all levels: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, and AP Physics C. In both levels, students learn algebra-based physics concepts, as covered on the AP exams. AP Physics 1 covers concepts like systems, fields, force interactions, change, conservation, and waves. AP Physics 2 covers both AP Physics B and C topics, such as fluids, thermodynamics, electric fields and circuits, magnetism, and mechanics. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring our or group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

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AP Chemistry
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AP Biology
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Our AP Chemistry course teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Chemistry test. Students learn the principles of chemistry and how to solve advanced chemistry problems effectively and accurately Through this course students prepare to earn 5 on the official AP exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

Our AP Biology course teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Biology test. Students learn to master the main topics and subcategories for the test such as evolution, energetics, information storage and transmission, and systems interactions, while also learning proven test-taking strategies. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Schedule: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

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Our AP U.S. History courses prepare students to analyze historical texts, interpretations, and evidence. Students learn all 9 historical periods from 1491 to present, as covered on the AP exams. Students also learn how to craft well developed responses for the short answer and essay portions of the test. Through this course students prepare to earn a 5 on the official AP Exam.

Group test prep courses are offered in the spring only. During fall and summer students can participate in one-on-one School Support Tutoring or our group AP Course Prep to help them master their AP class.

 

 

Sessions: 15 sessions

Season: Spring only

HS Honors

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Algebra II
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Pre-Calculus

Our Spring and Summer Pre-Calculus course introduces students to discrete math topics in the Pre-Calculus curriculum.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

Algebra II

Our Algebra II course helps students ace their Honors Math classes in the upcoming year by learning functions as a generalized approach to graphing and solving equations.

This course is offered in the Spring and Summer. In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

*Placement in Spring Algebra or Spring Algebra II is determined by initial test evaluation.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

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Geometry

This Spring and Summer course covers key concepts in the subject, such as theorems, postulates, and deductive conclusions. It fully prepares students who need to master writing proofs and employ higher-level thinking skills, especially compared to middle school math.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

BCA Prep

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Pre-High School Prep
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Pre-High School Prep: For 7th Graders (Spring Only)

This Spring-only course is designed as a test prep boot camp for 7th graders who are planning on applying to magnet, private, or parochial schools. This course gives students a head start on mastering the key content and skills required to ace the BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests.

Students build reading, verbal, and math skills that they do not learn in the school classroom, but by doing so, they are given the skills to excel in the 7th grade classroom and ace their PARCC exams, both of which are important for increasing their admissions chances to BCA and private schools.

READING

Through a wide variety of reading passages, from poetry to non-fiction to political cartoons, students learn to read closely, find evidence, and tackle words in context, all under a time limit. Unlike the school classroom, the MEK classroom exposes students to all types of reading material that prepares them for all potential test-day curveballs. This class helps students build strong reading comprehension foundations for their future BCA or SSAT/ISEE prep.

VERBAL

BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests demand an expansive vocabulary from students, which is not available in the conventional school textbook, but rather in novels, articles, and everyday texts. Through uniquely formulated class texts and materials, MEK makes sure that students are fully prepared for any vocabulary word that comes their way.

MATH

In school, students learn math at a huge variety of levels, making it difficult to prepare for admissions tests. At MEK, students are trained to master math concepts at the level of the test, with the methods that are proven to be the most effective, while being introduced to the joys of problem solving. They are taught how to use numbers, making them more analytical and methodical thinkers.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: Spring only

SSAT/ISEE Prep

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Pre-High School Prep
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SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring
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Pre-High School Prep: For 7th Graders (Spring Only)

This Spring-only course is designed as a test prep boot camp for 7th graders who are planning on applying to magnet, private, or parochial schools. This course gives students a head start on mastering the key content and skills required to ace the BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests.

Students build reading, verbal, and math skills that they do not learn in the school classroom, but by doing so, they are given the skills to excel in the 7th grade classroom and ace their PARCC exams, both of which are important for increasing their admissions chances to BCA and private schools.

READING

Through a wide variety of reading passages, from poetry to non-fiction to political cartoons, students learn to read closely, find evidence, and tackle words in context, all under a time limit. Unlike the school classroom, the MEK classroom exposes students to all types of reading material that prepares them for all potential test-day curveballs. This class helps students build strong reading comprehension foundations for their future BCA or SSAT/ISEE prep.

VERBAL

BCA, SSAT, and ISEE tests demand an expansive vocabulary from students, which is not available in the conventional school textbook, but rather in novels, articles, and everyday texts. Through uniquely formulated class texts and materials, MEK makes sure that students are fully prepared for any vocabulary word that comes their way.

MATH

In school, students learn math at a huge variety of levels, making it difficult to prepare for admissions tests. At MEK, students are trained to master math concepts at the level of the test, with the methods that are proven to be the most effective, while being introduced to the joys of problem solving. They are taught how to use numbers, making them more analytical and methodical thinkers.

Schedule: 20 sessions

Season: Spring only

SSAT/ISEE Private Tutoring

Throughout the year, MEK provides one-on-one tutoring for both the SSAT and the ISEE for the lower, middle, and upper level versions of the test. Students can prepare for both tests simultaneously or only one test depending upon the private schools to which they are applying.

One-on-one tutoring allows students to prepare for these challenging tests  in a one-on-one setting with an expert instructor. During private sessions students will learn strategies for mastering vocabulary, sentence completions, analogies, reading comprehension, quantitative reasoning, advanced problem-solving, and the ISEE/SSAT essay.

The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Schedule: Recommend 15-20 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Pre-Road Map to College

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Pre-Road Map to College

Our Pre-Road Map to College program is for incoming 9th, 10th, or 11th grade students seeking a clear and successful high school and college application strategy. Designed along the 40 Month Project milestones and aligned with MEK’s School Support Tutoring and Exam Prep Programs, Pre-RMC is carefully designed for students to have periodic meetings throughout the academic year with the MEK Academic Counseling team to discuss their academics and design a custom plan around admissions tests, activities, and internships.

Our team of expert teachers help to demystify the college application process and develop a strong application portfolio, starting from the moment students start high school. With a strong understanding of what is necessary for impressing admissions officers, this program ensures that students are set up for success throughout their entire high school career and are well-prepared for getting into their dream college.

The Pre-Road Map to College program is designed to transition directly into the Road Map to College program. It is a constant maintenance program that goes beyond the scheduled sessions through email and phone consultations.

Schedule: Varies based on point of entry

 

Availability is limited. Please inquire as soon as possible to ensure a spot!

School Support Tutoring

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School Support Tutoring

School Support Tutoring is a one-on-one tutoring program designed to assist students who are struggling in the classroom and need to improve their skills. Our expert instructors review student’s course syllabus and assignments in order to create a personalized plan that will help students raise their grades by developing strong skills, study habits, and content knowledge.

This Spring 2022, School Support Tutoring is scheduled by appointment and offered both virtually and in-person.

Schedule: Minimum of 5 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

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Private Test Prep

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Private Test Prep

MEK offers one-one-one tutoring for both college, high school, and middle school admission tests such as:

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP exams
  • SSAT – upper, middle, and lower level
  • ISEE – upper, middle, and lower level 
  • HSPT

Students always begin with an initial evaluation test. Using the results of the evaluation test, our expert academic counselors and dedicated teachers design a test prep plan customized to each student’s individualized needs.

During tutoring, students will take full-length practice tests, receive access to thousands of sample problems, complete homework and quizzes – all while learning test-taking techniques guaranteed to boost their score.

Private Test Prep is for students who cannot be accommodated by group classes because of scheduling, course difficulty, or student learning preferences.

Schedule: Recommend 10-20 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

Academic Enrichment Tutoring

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Academic Enrichment Tutoring

Unlike School Support Tutoring, the goal of the Academic Enrichment Tutoring is to give students the tools to get ahead of their school classroom. It is designed to help students meet academic milestones and prepare for future academic success.

It is essential that students who register for Academic Enrichment Tutoring are fully aware of their goals so our expert counselors and teachers can design a curriculum that meets their needs. Individual tutoring agendas are designed to be aligned with the MEK Learning Circles and High School Honors curricula; however, specific milestones are custom-fit to each student.

Schedule: Recommend 10-15 sessions

Season: All Year

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

MEK Learning Circles

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Problem Solving Math Circles – Enriched
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Math Application Circles - Advanced

Math Application Circles – Advanced are courses designed for advanced 6th – 7th graders to become skilled in applying learned material toward complex and challenging math questions. This program is for high-performing students who have finished our MLC Problem Solving Math  curricula and want to apply the skills they’ve learned. This course also sets the foundation for future challenging test prep. 

Students learn to utilize concepts learned through MLC Problem Solving Math classes toward new question types and lengthy word problems, and they learn to set up word problems to simplify the most challenging of questions.

These courses are offered as live virtual group classes.

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Math Applications 6
  • Advanced Math Applications 7
Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle - Enriched

The Math PSM Circles – Enriched are designed to improve grade-level or above grade-level problem-solving techniques. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learn techniques for approaching difficult word problems, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete timed drills, tests, and practice to master skills, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles

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Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle

The Math PSM Circles are designed to teach students to interpret and solve word problems. In groups of 4 to 8, students master problem solving techniques based on the math concepts taught during each session.

Students engage in short virtual lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math PSM Circles, students build the necessary skills for test prep.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
  • Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Algebra II PSM Circles
Operations and Number Sense (ONS) Circles

The Math ONS Circles are designed to teach number sense skills and improve calculation accuracy through concept mastery. In groups of 4 to 8, students learn techniques to set up calculations quickly and efficiently.

Students engage in virtual short lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math ONS Circles, students gain a comprehensive understanding of grade level math topics and how to master number sense operations. Students are recommended to take ONS Circles before they take PSM Circles, as the ONS Circles will build a strong number sense foundation for students to build problem solving understanding upon.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 ONS Circles
  • Grade 5 ONS Circles
  • Grade 6 ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II ONS Circles
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Verbal Reasoning Circles – Advanced
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Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles – Enriched are designed to advance reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learns techniques to discuss and analyze fiction and non-fiction works, practice critical thinking and independent writing, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete critical essays and receive feedback, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Verbal Reasoning Circles - Advanced

Advanced Verbal Reasoning is a course designed for high-performing 6th and 7th graders to learn how to utilize critical reading, writing, and vocabulary skills toward difficult standardized-test level questions.

Through this course students gain exposure to a variety of reading prompts and reinforce reading comprehension through annotation. They also develop strong vocabularies for challenging
verbal reasoning questions and practice challenging question types.

This course is perfect for helping students prepare for future difficult middle school or high school admission tests.

Schedule: 18 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 6
  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 7

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English Circles – Advanced
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English Circles - Advanced

Our Advanced English course helps 8th graders ace their Honors or Advanced Placement high school English classes by mastering critical reading and writing skills.

This course is perfect for students who have completed MLC Critical Reading or fall High School Test Prep  and want to place themselves on an advanced track for high school.

This course teaches students key advanced writing, reading, and grammar skills that are often not covered in the junior high classroom, but are required to be successful in Honors English and in upcoming college admission tests such as the SAT.

This course is offered as a live virtual group class.

 

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced English 8
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles are designed to teach students critical reading and writing skills. In groups of 4 to 8, students discuss and analyze content-rich articles and brainstorm literary essays.

Students practice critical thinking and independent writing alongside their peers, with the guidance of expert teachers who provide immediate feedback on student work in a virtual class session.

Through Critical Reading Circles, students build confidence in their reading and writing skills that they can use both in school and for future admissions exams.

The Critical Reading Circles use the following class structure:

  • 45 minutes: Group discussion and analysis of text; brainstorming for literary essay
  • 30 minutes: Write literary essay
  • 15 minutes: Revision and editing practice using student essays
  • HW: Revise essay; complete next reading text and questions

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 5 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 6 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Writing Circles – Enriched
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Writing Circles
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Writing Circles

The Writing Circles – Enriched are designed to help students become a confident, skilled, and independent writers. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student brainstorms, writes, and revises essays from a variety of prompts, receives engaging lessons and essay feedback from an expert teacher, boosts grammar and vocabulary skills, and learns classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles
Writing Circles

The Writing Circles are designed to teach students to become confident and skilled writers. In groups of 4 to 8, students brainstorm essays using prompts and revise their work together in virtual class sessions.

Through Writing Circles, students develop motivation, confidence, and valuable essay-writing skills, giving them a key edge for future high school and college admissions.

The Writing Circles use the following class structure:

  • Brainstorming Day
    • 30 minutes: Group guided brainstorming for the essay prompt
    • 15 minutes: Independent brainstorming
    • 30 minutes: Group discussion of independent brainstorming
    • 15 minutes: Independent revision of brainstorming
    • HW: Write and submit an essay based on the completed brainstorm
  • Revision Day
    • 45 minutes: Group revision, grammar lesson, and activity
    • 15 minutes: Independent completion of grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Review grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Q&A and revision of individual essays
    • HW: Rewrite the essay based on the completed revisions

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Writing Circles
  • Grade 5 Writing Circles
  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles

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ACT Private Tutoring
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ACT Private Tutoring

ACT Private tutoring allows students to prepare for the ACT in a one-on-one setting with expert ACT instructors. During private sessions students will learn the same strategies as students in group ACT courses, but the focus and overall study plan will be specific to the student’s individual goals and needs. The length and frequency of the sessions is customized to the individual student, but all students will get practice with simulation tests, homework and quiz packets, and learn expert strategies.

Students can register for tutoring in all sections of the ACT or just for the sections in which they are struggling.

During Spring 2022, ACT private tutoring will be available both in-person and virtually.

Schedule: Recommend 8-16 sessions

Season: All Year

 

By appointment only

 

Spring & Fall Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm

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